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George Coulouris is a Actor British born on 1 october 1903 at Manchester (United-kingdom)

George Coulouris

George Coulouris
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Birth name George Alexander Coulouris
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 1 october 1903 at Manchester (United-kingdom)
Death 25 april 1989 (at 85 years) at London (United-kingdom)

George Coulouris (1 October 1903 – 25 April 1989) was an English film and stage actor.

Biography

Coulouris was married to Louise Franklin (1930–1976) and Elizabeth Donaldson (1977–1989) and was the father of computer scientist George Coulouris and artist Mary Louise Coulouris.

Best films

Citizen Kane (1941)
(Actor)
Joan of Arc (1948)
(Actor)
None But the Lonely Heart (1944)
(Actor)
Mr. Skeffington (1944)
(Actor)
Watch on the Rhine (1943)
(Actor)

Usually with

Ralph Thomas
Ralph Thomas
(10 films)
Orson Welles
Orson Welles
(3 films)
Jack Warner
Jack Warner
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of George Coulouris (77 films)

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Actor

The Long Good Friday, 1h32
Directed by John Mackenzie
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Bryan Marshall, Derek Thompson, Eddie Constantine, Paul Freeman
Roles Gus
Rating75% 3.797893.797893.797893.797893.79789
Harold Shand (Bob Hoskins), an old-fashioned London gangster is aspiring to become a legitimate businessman, albeit with the financial support of the American mafia, with a plan to redevelop the (then-abandoned) London Docklands as a venue for a future Olympic Games. The storyline weaves together events and concerns of the late 1970s, including low-level political and police corruption, IRA gun-running, displacement of traditional British industry by property development, UK membership of the EEC, and the free-market economy.
The Ritz
The Ritz (1976)
, 1h31
Directed by Richard Lester
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Musical
Themes Films about sexuality, Théâtre, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Jack Weston, Rita Moreno, Jerry Stiller, Kaye Ballard, F. Murray Abraham, Treat Williams
Roles Old Man Vespucci
Rating68% 3.4461853.4461853.4461853.4461853.446185
The farce is set in a gay bathhouse in Manhattan, where unsuspecting heterosexual Cleveland businessman Gaetano Proclo has taken refuge from his homicidal mobster brother-in-law, Carmine Vespucci. There Gaetano stumbles across an assortment of oddball characters, including a rabid chubby chaser, go-go boys, a squeaky-voiced detective, and Googie Gomez, a third-rate Puerto Rican entertainer with visions of Broadway glory who mistakes him for a famous producer and whom he mistakes for a man in drag. Further complications arise when Gaetano's wife Vivian tracks him down and jumps to all the wrong conclusions about his sexual orientation.
Shout at the Devil, 2h4
Directed by John Glen, Peter Hunt
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Political films
Actors Lee Marvin, Roger Moore, Ian Holm, Barbara Parkins, Reinhard Kolldehoff, George Coulouris
Roles El Keb
Rating61% 3.099923.099923.099923.099923.09992
Colonel Flynn O'Flynn (Lee Marvin), a hard-drinking American, manipulates British aristocrat Sebastian Oldsmith (Roger Moore) into helping poach ivory in Tanganyika, which is part of the German-controlled pre-World War I territory of German East Africa. On hearing news that the American has returned, Herman Fleischer, the local German Commander of the Southern Provinces, relentlessly hunts O'Flynn with his Schutztruppen.
Murder on the Orient Express, 2h8
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Transport films, Rail transport films, Film se déroulant dans un train
Actors Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Sean Connery, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Jacqueline Bisset, Ingrid Bergman
Roles Doctor
Rating72% 3.6490353.6490353.6490353.6490353.649035
Detective Hercule Poirot (Albert Finney) is returning to England aboard the Orient Express. During the journey, Poirot encounters his friend Monsieur Bianchi—Monsieur Bouc in the novel -- (Martin Balsam), a director of the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits, which owns the line. The train is unusually crowded for the time of year: every first-class berth has been booked. The morning after the train's departure from Istanbul, a wealthy American businessman, Ratchett (Richard Widmark), tries to secure Poirot's services for $15,000 since he has received many death threats, but Poirot finds the case of little interest and turns it down. That night the train is caught in heavy snows in the Balkans. The next morning Ratchett is found stabbed to death in his cabin.
Percy's Progress
Directed by Ralph Thomas
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Leigh Lawson, Elke Sommer, Judy Geeson, Denholm Elliott, Adrienne Posta, Anthony Andrews
Roles Professor Godowski
Rating38% 1.911461.911461.911461.911461.91146
Percy is well known in England as the man with the world's first penis transplant, and is exceptionally well endowed. His rampant conquests of married women cause him to escape incarceration by local authorities.
Mahler
Mahler (1974)
, 1h55
Directed by Ken Russell
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Rail transport films, Films about classical music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Robert Powell, Georgina Hale, Lee Montague, Miriam Karlin, Ronald Pickup, Rosalie Crutchley
Roles Doctor Roth
Rating69% 3.496913.496913.496913.496913.49691
After a spectacular prelude, the film begins on a train journey with Gustav Mahler (Robert Powell) and his wife Alma (Georgina Hale) confronting their failing marriage. The story is then recounted in a series of flashbacks (some of which are surrealistic and nightmarish), taking one through Mahler's childhood, his brother's suicide, his experience with anti-semitism, his conversion from Judaism to Catholicism, his marital problems, and the death of his young daughter. The film also contains a surreal fantasy sequence involving the anti-Semitic Cosima Wagner (Antonia Ellis), widow of Richard Wagner, whose objections to his taking control of the Court Opera were supposedly removed by his conversion to Catholicism. In the process, the film explores Mahler's music and its relationship to his life.
The Antichrist, 1h52
Directed by Alberto De Martino
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about religion, Demons in film, Witches in film
Actors Carla Gravina, Mel Ferrer, John Arthur Kennedy, George Coulouris, Alida Valli, Mario Scaccia
Roles Father Mittner
Rating57% 2.8592552.8592552.8592552.8592552.859255
Ippolita is a paralyzed young woman with serious mental problems stemming from the death of her mother. Her crisis of faith and the intervention of a well-meaning psychologist lead Ippolita to remember her past life as a witch during the Inquisition. Eventually, Ippolita becomes possessed and starts seducing local men, only to kill them. An exorcism seems to be the only solution to stop the madness.
The Final Programme, 1h29
Directed by Robert Fuest
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about computing, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Political films, Dystopian films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Jon Finch, Jenny Runacre, Hugh Griffith, Sterling Hayden, Patrick Magee, Julie Ege
Roles Dr Powys
Rating55% 2.7548452.7548452.7548452.7548452.754845
L'aventurier prix Nobel Jerry Cornelius (Finch) s'oppose à son frère Frank (O'Connor), qui a enlevé sa sœur Catherine (Douglas). Tous deux meurent tandis que Jerry se retrouve mêlé aux plans de Miss Brunner (Runacre) visant à créer l'homme parfait en fusionnant leurs deux corps...
Papillon
Papillon (1973)
, 2h5
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Prison films, Transport films, Évasion
Actors Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon, Bill Mumy, George Coulouris
Roles Dr. Chatal
Rating79% 3.9993253.9993253.9993253.9993253.999325
1930's France. Henri Charrière (Steve McQueen), a safecracker nicknamed Papillon because of the butterfly tattoo on his chest, is wrongly convicted of murdering a pimp, he is being framed for the crime. He is sentenced to life imprisonment within the penal system in French Guiana. En route, he meets a fellow convict, Louis Dega (Dustin Hoffman), a forger and embezzler who is convinced that his wife will secure his release. Dega hires Papillon as his bodyguard, but the two eventually develop a friendship.
Tower of Evil, 1h29
Directed by Jim O'Connolly
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Horror, Slasher
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Bryant Haliday, Dennis Price, Jack Watson, Jill Haworth, Anna Palk, William Lucas
Roles John Gurney
Rating56% 2.804552.804552.804552.804552.80455
On Snape Island, a small isolated point off the English coast, a series of bizarre brutal murders have taken place. A team of archeologists decide to head to the island to uncover a possible Phoenician treasure, but instead they find a horrific mystery when someone, or something, begins to kill off the curious trespassers.
A Clockwork Orange, 2h16
Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Social science fiction, Crime
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Prison films, Films about sexuality, Films about suicide, Rape in fiction, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about classical music and musicians, Films about psychiatry, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Adrienne Corri, Miriam Karlin, Godfrey Quigley, Anthony Sharp
Roles Professor (uncredited)
Rating82% 4.1493454.1493454.1493454.1493454.149345
In futuristic London, Alex DeLarge is the leader of his "droogs", Georgie, Dim and Pete. One night, after getting intoxicated on "drencrom" (milk laced with drugs), they engage in an evening of "ultra-violence," which includes beating an elderly vagrant and fighting a rival gang led by Billyboy. After stealing a car, they drive to the country home of writer F. Alexander, where they beat Mr. Alexander to the point of crippling him for life. Alex then rapes his wife while singing "Singin' in the Rain".
Blood from the Mummy's Tomb, 1h34
Directed by Michael Carreras
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films set in Africa
Actors Valerie Leon, Andrew Keir, James Villiers, Hugh Burden, Aubrey Morris, George Coulouris
Roles Professor Berrigan
Rating57% 2.855792.855792.855792.855792.85579
An expedition led by British archeologist Professor Fuchs (Keir) attempts to locate the cursed tomb of an evil Egyptian princess. Her body is found perfectly preserved. Fuchs becomes obsessed by Princess Tera's beauty and takes the body and sarcophagus back to London, building a secret shrine in his basement. Not long after, his daughter Margaret (Leon), who bears an uncanny resemblance to the princess, starts to experience strange dreams. A sinister man, whom only she seems to notice, watches her from the derelict house across the road. Wondering if she's going mad, Margaret starts experiencing wild personality changes.
No Blade of Grass, 1h34
Directed by Cornel Wilde
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction
Themes Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Nigel Davenport, Jean Wallace, John Hamill, Lynne Frederick, Patrick Holt, Ruth Kettlewell
Roles Mr. Sturdevant
Rating58% 2.949952.949952.949952.949952.94995
Un nouveau et étrange virus qui attaque les plantes apparaît. Il entraîne le monde dans la famine et le chaos. L'architecte John, accompagné de sa famille et de ses amis, s'échappe de Londres dans l'espoir de trouver refuge dans la ferme de son frère. Commence alors un voyage des plus dangereux et éprouvants.
The Assassination Bureau, 1h50
Directed by Basil Dearden
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Curd Jürgens, Clive Revill, Vernon Dobtcheff
Roles Swiss Peasant
Rating64% 3.2482453.2482453.2482453.2482453.248245
In London, during the early 1900s, aspiring journalist and women's rights campaigner Sonia Winter (Diana Rigg) uncovers an organisation that specialises in killing for money, the Assassination Bureau, Limited. To bring about its destruction, she commissions the assassination of the bureau's own chairman, Ivan Dragomiloff (Oliver Reed).
Land Raiders, 1h41
Directed by Nathan Juran
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Western
Actors Telly Savalas, Arlene Dahl, George Maharis, Paul Picerni, George Coulouris, Janet Landgard
Roles Cardenas
Rating53% 2.663562.663562.663562.663562.66356
Vince Carden's hatred for Indians has caused an estrangement from his brother Paul and disappointment from wife Martha. A wagon train joined by Paul is attacked by braves in retaliation for a raid by Vince, and the only survivor besides Paul is a woman, Kate Mayfield, returning home from her education back East.